New Directions, Richard Perla, Ph.D.

Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT, SAP

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New Directions, Richard Perla, Ph.D.

Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT, SAP


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New Directions
15901 Imperial Hwy.
La Mirada, CA 90638
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(562) 250-5845

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Your life may be overwhelmed with feelings and thoughts that are unbearable. We strive to generate a process for you to discover and overcome barriers in your life that interfere with being content.
I am the program director for the New Directions Counseling Center programs, Richard Perla. We provide specialized programs for anger management, domestic violence perpetrators and victims, parenting classes, and an outpatient substance abuse treatment program. Other programs includes sexual boundaries for youths, and anti-theft counseling.
When in need of a consultation,we stay available to our clients. We strive to develop a trusting relationship with our clients so that you will be comfortable sharing your thoughts and feelings.

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $30 - $60
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: American Express, Cash, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Anthem
  • Beacon
  • Cigna
  • L. A. Cares, Care First
  • MHN
  • Magellan
  • Medi-Cal
  • Optima
  • UnitedHealthcare
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Qualifications

  • License: California / MFT27425
  • School: California State University, Fullerton

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: American Counseling Association
  • Certificate Date: 2018
  • Certificate: American Substance Abuse Provider / Substance Abuse Professional
  • Certificate Date: 2016

New Directions, Richard Perla, Ph.D.'s Groups

Parenting

This group is for individuals needing to complete, DCFS, court or probation requirements. It varies in length from 10 to 52 sessions. Please call for enrollment information. 562-943-6000. We have Monday evening and Saturday morning classes. Proof of enrollment and completion certificates are provided.

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Domestic Violence and Anger Management

This group meets the court and probation requirements. Group is 52 weeks. Voluntary clients may attend the amount of sessions they desire. See www.newdirectionshome.com for more info. We also provide victim counseling and support groups. Parenting groups are offered for court orders and voluntary. Days vary, please call for a schedule. Saturday morning classes too.562-943-6000

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Outpatient Drug and Alcohol Education andTreatment

Outpatient treatment, group and individual counseling, and family support. Free for youths 12-20years old. Recovery support and early intervention. Comprehensive program to stop the addiction. Meetings 1-3 times weekly depending upon need.

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Location

New Directions
15901 Imperial Hwy.
La Mirada, CA 90638
Call Mr. Richard Perla
(562) 250-5845
Ask about video and phone sessions

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Specialties
  • Substance Use
  • Domestic Violence
  • Parenting
Issues
  • Addiction
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anger Management
  • Codependency
  • Court ordered and voluntary programs
  • D.O.T.,Substance Abuse Evaluations
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Drug Abuse
  • Testing and Evaluation

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Asian and Hispanic and Latino
Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
Communities
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Existential
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Interpersonal
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family

Links

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Last Modified: 19 Oct 2020
New Directions, Richard Perla, Ph.D., PhD, LMFT, SAP, Marriage & Family Therapist in La Mirada

New Directions, Richard Perla, Ph.D.

Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT, SAP